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"Being back at my alma mater is my obvious inspiration. I know that UB is one of best in the world. Every day when I leave my office, I think to myself, 'I hope what I did today made UB a better place,' said John Crassidis, who was recently recognized with the celebrated Samuel P. Capen professorship. 
A story on WIVB-TV reports on Neurovascular Diagnostics, a local company founded by Hui Meng, a professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, and Vincent Tutino, a PhD student in biomedical engineering, based in the UB Biosciences Incubator in Buffalo, that is developing a low-cost blood test for detecting unruptured brain aneurysms.
When students start college for the first time, they are encouraged to “get involved,” try new things, and join clubs in order to get the most out of their experience. 
An article in Business First reports three UB startups – Ferrick Contrast, Neurovascular Diagnostics and Sunny Clean Water – have each received six-figure awards from the National Science Foundation to boost their early-stage technologies.
A story on WBFO-FM about a local startup that is working on a blood test to detect brain aneurysms reports the founder of the company is working with UB researchers, led by Hui Meng, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, to set up Neurovascular Diagnostics.
An article in the Thibodaux Daily Comet reports nearly a dozen UB students spent the last week of their winter break doing coastal restoration in Louisiana, and quotes Leah Nola, a mechanical engineering student.
A front-page article in the Buffalo News about the possibility of developing a robot that could be used on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus to help people quit smoking interviews Souma Chowdhury, assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, who said when it comes to the medical campus, some type of robot with a special purpose may work depending on its design.
An article in Aviation Week reports Seamus Lombardo, a student in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has been named to the magazine’s “Tomorrow’s Technology Leaders: The 20 Twenties,” an award that recognizes students for their academic performance, civic contribution and research or design project.